14k Gold American Scrimshaw Nantucket Oval Basket Vintage Charm Pendant
This is a gorgeous handwoven Oval Covered 14k gold Nantucket basket charm/pendant. The basket finished with a swing handle and the lid opens and closes securely. The lid of the basket is ornamented with a tiny round Scrimshaw insert depicting Ship. Opens to reveal a miniature replica of a penny. Inside of the basket inscribed: "I'M A TINY NANTUCKET BASKET HAND WOVEN AND STOUT DON'T LOSE ME OR ABUSE ME AND I'LL NEVER WEAR OUT". Measures 7/8" x 3/4" x 5/8" (22.5mm x 19.4mm x 15.7mm) with handle, and weighs 5.4 grams without mini penny. Bottom marked 14K American Scrimshaw BG 00. It is in excellent vintage condition.
Dimensions: 7/8" x 3/4" x 5/8" (22.5mm x 19.4mm x 15.7mm)
Weight: 5.4 grams
Metal: 14k gold